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Mar 7, 2011 12:00pm EST
. >> reporter: hi, jessica. he was arrested friday. hours later, he tried to hang himself using his clothes. he's been under watchful eye ever since. today, he's prepareing to go before a judge in connecticut. >> reporter: authorities alleged this 39-year-old committed 17 rapes over 14 years. he was arrested last week after these billboards went up around the east coast. the website designed to catch him garnered 51,000 hits in one week. >> ultimately, the billboard lead to a tip that helped to crack the case. >> reporter: he's an unemployed truck driver who lives in connecticut with his son and girlfriend. the detectives followed him and got his dna from his discarded cigarette. >> this case concerned me as much as the d.c. sniper case did. >> reporter: the prosecutors say he faces -- facings up -- faces up to five life sentences. for now, the police are only releasing this sketch of thomas keeping his mug shot underraps. >> detectives in virginia say he's been cooperating. thank you. we'll have more on the first court appearance at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. >>> libyan war planes are striking hard
CBS
Mar 8, 2011 12:00pm EST
in u.s. history a fact not lost on those here at the pumps. the price affects everything from flying to fruits and veggies. how much is that hurting you? >> it's really bad. it's really bad, probably about $75 to $80 to fill this up oar are our country uses 400 million gallons of gas a day. >> right now it's an easy $4. that's already there in california. wouldn't be surprised to see a this get closer to $5. >> reporter: that doesn't sit well here in baltimore. >> it's troubling. it does not stop me from driving around because necessity overweighs the cost of the gas and you just have to make it work. >> reporter: at the pump there's acceptance. they stay it will go to $5. >> that's fine. >> reporter: california is the worst. the mountain states the best. maryland is somewhere in the middle. >> got to go to work. got to pick my kids up. got to do what i got to do. >> reporter: the u.s. government has a strategic gasoline reserve of three quarters of a billion gallons of gas. jess, back to you . >> the last time that reserve was tapped, prices went down 25 cents. >> we're learning mor
CBS
Mar 31, 2011 12:00pm EDT
of radiation are turning up here in the u.s. >> reporter: the united nations wants japan to expand the evacuation zone around the damaged fukushima power plant. there's now a 12-mile mandatory zone. high radiation levels have been discovered in a sprig 25 miles away. inside the zone police inside protective suits are looking for bodies killed in the earthquake and tsunami. they recovered 19 on wednesday but many more are smissments officials say concerns about radiation are slowing the work. the latest tests of sea water show radiation levels are still rising, now more than 4300 times the legal limit. the crisis is turning fukushima into a ghost town. the city is outside the evacuation zone, but residents enmass rush home from work to minimize radiation expose smumplet trains are not running and shops are closing at 5 p.m. this merchant said it's lonely at night. no one is outside. more traces of radiation are showing up in the u.s. milk in washington state and california are testing positive. >> radiation can be a scary word. it's important to remember we're surrounded by radiatio
CBS
Mar 2, 2011 12:00pm EST
here inflict great pain. on the facts before us, we cannot react to that pain by punishing the speaker. just moments ago, an attorney and spokesperson for the church held a press conference reacting to the supreme court decision in their favor. >> our reaction, thank god and praise his name. our secondary reaction is, nothing is changed except this, this case put a mega phone to the mouth of this little church. we are international. >> reporter: now the only dissenter was the justice who wrote a skating rebuke saying that the national commitment to free and open debate is not a license for a vicious, verbal assault that occurred in this case. interestingly, the supreme court pointed out that maryland did after this funeral picketing did pass a law prohibiting at funerals and says had that law been in case earlier, perhaps it might have turned out differently. >> we are gathering much more. get complete coverage today at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. >>> more breaking news now. a gunman opened fire on u.s. soldiers stationed in germany and now two people are dead and more are wounded. we have th
CBS
Mar 1, 2011 12:00pm EST
>>> here's what people are talking about today. u.s. warships are heading towards libya. international pressure builds for gadhafi to step down. government supporters are still holding on to the capital. >> reporter: thousands of refugees fought through crowds at libya's border. they're trying to escape the violence as gadhafi holds on to power. asked if he would leave, he said, why would anyone leave his country. the u.n. ambassador urged him to get off of the stage. >> the international community won't tolerate the slaughter of innocence. we're doing planning for all sorts of options. >> reporter: his son says she had no idea what's going on. the u.s. has moved warships into the area. the ambassador stopped short of saying whether america would back the no fly zone. >> reporter: a no fly zone is on the table and they're considering sending fighter jets to the region. >> it's not acceptable to have a situation where gadhafi can be murdering his own people. >> reporter: gadhafi's supporters repeated his accusations and al-queda and the west are plotting to steal libya's
CBS
Mar 3, 2011 12:00pm EST
. cold temperatures are forcing many of us to bundle up today. looking pretty clear out there. we're waiting for little bit of a warmup. marty is in the outback. hello, tim. >> it feels like football weather. somewhere in this country spring training is underway. it will feel like that kind of weather starting tomorrow. despite the abundant sunshine, this is our satellite radar composite, hardly a cloud in the sky. a cold air mass is settling over us. 33 degrees is one of the warmer temperatures in ocean city and 35 in d.c. we're looking at 32 in baltimore. about a 17-degree temperature swng from this -- swing from this time yesterday. the temperatures are only one part of the story. the winds are another. for more we send it out to marty bass. >>> it has minus 17 from this time yesterday on the real thermometer. there's no real gust. we're looking at a breeze from 3 to as strong as 9 miles an hour over the past half hour. let's take a look at the gust. there it is. it doesn't sound like a lot of movement but enough to drop our temperature with a wind chill down to 33, 34 to about
CBS
Mar 15, 2011 12:00pm EDT
been dispersing radioactive material. u.s. helicopter crews returning from relief listings have tested positive for radiation hand to be contaminated. some were given potassium iodine pills as a precaution. millions spent a fourth night with little food or water in freezing temperatures. concerned relatives wait in long lines at evacuation centers for any word of their missing loved ones. this woman fears her only son is dead. people saw the tsunami wash him away in his car. rescuers are searching for survivors. a man was pulled alive from the rubble after being buried for four days. a 70-year-old woman was rescued from another town. ran dam pinkston. >> we will have more with mike hellgren. good afternoon, mike. >> reporter: good afternoon, everybody. right now tokyo is seeing twice the level of radiation. scientists say it doesn't pose a health threat yet. the clock is ticking in japan with the nuclear plant in crisis. dangerous levels of radiation are seeping from the fukushima plant. could it make it to the u.s. it would be dispersed before it came to the united states. at the pres
CBS
Mar 21, 2011 12:00pm EDT
>>> crisis in libya. >>> today, u.s. laiders lay out what happens next. >> hello again, i'm don scott. and i'm jessica kartalija. coalition forces are controlling a no fly zone in lib yam there are a series of air strikes that gave the boost to rebels. >> reporter: u.s. fighter jets out of italy headed for lib yam there was a weekend of punishing air strikes and missile attacks. one blasted the compound in tripoli. his supporters displayed some of the damage. >> reporter: the forces were using the location as a command and control center. in the eastern city, qaddafilyiests fought the rebels in the streets and several took out his tanks before they reached the city. the coalition that includes bring britain, france and italy is enforcing a no fly zone to protect civilians. the u.s. is taking a lead role now. it will fall back into a support role. >> we'll turn over the primary responsibility to others. >> reporter: the pentagon is pleased with the progress so far. >> we judge the strikes to have been protective. >> reporter: senior military officials are saying that he's not the
CBS
Mar 24, 2011 12:00pm EDT
been underway for a week, so far, no arab nations have participated. president obama says that the u.s. will hand over command in a matter of days, not weeks. secretary of state hillary clinton says that there's one sure way to stop the air assaults. >> the quickest way for him to end this is to actually serve the libyan people by leaving. >> reporter: and nato warships are making sure that the forces can't get reenforcement. they're patrolling the coast and preventing mercenaries from getting in the front door. wjz, eyewitness news. >>> they'll be the first league to join the nation patrolling the libyan air space. >>> the president's plan to refocus the health care system is focusing on maryland today. they'll meet downtown in baltimore. they'll talk about the program's successes since it's been a year since the act was signed into law by the president. congress is still pushing to repeal it. >>> in this afternoon's spring training report, last night was a low point for the orioles who struck out 14 times. as for the oriole pitching, brian matusz struggled early giving up two runs. i
CBS
Mar 28, 2011 12:00pm EDT
possible. missiles from jets and ships are striking the air defenses and ground forces. the u.s. is getting ready titrant for -- transfer the leadership to nato. >> nato is ready and able and is going to take on. >> reporter: that could help president obama reassure american that is the u.s. role in libya is limited when he addresses the nation tonight. >> reporter: the white house is facing criticism for not consulting congress before getting involved. >> this policy is characterised by confusion and delay. it's no wonder why americans are confused. >> reporter: the top security officials tried to clear up the confusion and they didn't lay out a strategy and say how long the military mission would last. >> the military mission is limited and strictly to the no fly zone and for humanitarian purposes. >> reporter: tonight, president obama will reiterate that the mission is to protect civilians. he's said before, qaddafi needs to go. >> reporter: and you can watch the president's address to the nation here on wjz-13. it's scheduled to start at 7:30. >>> new pools of radioactive water are disc
CBS
Mar 29, 2011 12:00pm EDT
eyewitness news. >>> the pentagon says that the military intervention cost the u.s. about $550 million so far. mostly for bombs and missiles. >>> japan vowed to overhaul the nuclear safety standards. the leaders admitted that the safe guards weren't enough. today, plutonium began seeping from the plant. the amounts aren't a risk to humans. it's the results of the damaged fuel rods though. >>> this is prompting a local group to issue its own warning. we're live with coverage with alex demetrick. >> reporter: for the past few weeks, a research group has been compiling information. it shows what coup in the u.s. >> reporter: as the radiation levels climb in japan, critics are issuing their own warnings. the latest are showing reports in u.s. plants. >> nuclear power is too risky for the communities. >> reporter: 17 significant incidents have happened since 1979. >> the nuclear commission showed significant pressorsers to a -- precursors as a meltdown. >> in 2003, radioactive hydrogen leaked from the plant. the wokers said that the source was one of the original pipes layed into the ground 40 yea
CBS
Mar 9, 2011 12:00pm EST
. the flooding rain will be with us. we're looking at two to three inches and in some sports, four inches of rain. now, back inside. >>> the first warning weather coverage continues with mike perry over the dam. good afternoon to you, mike. >> good afternoon, jessica and everyone. we've been over the dam for the past half hour. they were reporting this morning, there were 11 spillway gates open. now, we see 12 to 13 gates open. there's no flooding along fort deposit. that's along the river and we can see no flooding along the road there. there must be 14 or more gates before there's localized flooding along the route 22 area. at this point, the folks in the area are awaiting the storm approaching to see if there's more serious flooding conditions. >>> captain mike, thank you. we'll continue to follow the flooding from the approaching storm. for more information, go to wjz.com. >>> the debate over same sex marriage hit the floor of the house delegates today. wjz is live in annapolis, pat warren has new information. >> reporter: good afternoon; everyone. in the course of an hour, the house of deleg
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 12:00pm EDT
right now two u.s. crew members are back in u.s. hands after their fighter jet crashed in libya. mechanical problems brought down the plane. joel brown now reports. >> reporter: libyans are coming to see the wreckage of a u.s. fighter jet sent to protect them. the military says an equipment malfunction brought down the f- 15. both crew members ejected before the plane crash the and suffered minor injuries. rebel forces helped to get the crew members safely back into americas hands. the u.s. and coalition forces are flying dozens of missions each day to extend a no fly zone across the entire coast of libya. after three nights of air strikes military operations civilians are no longer threatened enable forces are moving forward. where gadhafi's heavily armed troops still have the upper hand. president obama who's traveling in south america got frequent updates about the f-15 accident. both he and the secretary of defense insist that the u.s. military role in libya will be winding down soon. >> it will be other members of the coalition on that day-to- day basis that will be extendi
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 12:00pm EDT
on the ground and they are using tanks to try to take back misrata the last city in western libya still in rebel hands. witnesses say attacks this week have left dozens dead. the u.s. has commanded the international assault so far, but hopes to hand off control in the next few days. >> we will continue to support the efforts to protect the libyan people. but we will not be in the lead. >> reporter: diplomats say leaders are getting closer to an agreement that will put nato in charge of running the no-fly zone. the alliance has sent war ships to the waters off the libyan coast, joining the u.s. vessels on patrol there. joel brown, cbs news, the state department. >>> if coalition forces maintain the no-fly zone for more than a couple of month, the experts now estimate it could end up costing more than a billion dollars. >>> workers of that crippled nuclear plant in japan have shut down the recovery operations again as new radiation fears rise. tap water at the tokyo purification plant has tested positive for radiation. the levels were twice the levels and authorities are warning parents not to let
CBS
Mar 16, 2011 12:00pm EDT
the lack of information. >> it's very traumatic. >> reporter: the united nations and the u.s. government have both spent teams to japan to deal with the nuclear crisis. more than 90 governments are providing humanitarian assistance. hard hit villages are getting snow. shelters are filled to capacity with the homeless. >> i've been here for five days. all the schools have been turned into evacuation centers. >> reporter: he went on to television to make a rare address, urging his subjects not to give up. randall pinkston, wjz, eyewitness news. >> wjz's complete coverage continues now with mering merpg. he's live with the maryland emergency management in reisterstown with more on how maryland inspects its facilities. >> reporter: goof good morning. the maryland emergency management agency annually take last look at the disaster plans and the potential impact. the unfolding nuclear crisis in japan has raised concerns over how maryland would be in a similar disaster with calvert cliffs nuclear reactor located in the bottom of the state. the each bottom on the susquehanna and three mile islan
CBS
Mar 14, 2011 12:00pm EDT
70 nations have offered humanitarian assistance. president obama says the u.s. will stand with the people of japan in the coming days. at least a dozen rescue teams from around the world are now on the ground. >> this is a very difficult time. it is an honor to be here and work alongside the teams in japan. >> reporter: but crumpled roads, fires an aftershocks are making it difficult for the crews to reach the hardest hit areas. one aftershock was measured at magnitude 6.5. wjz eyewitness news. >>> the southern maryland nuclear facility with two reactors is said to be safe and not prone to the same sort of problems in japan. con stillation energy group now operates the calvert plant and says it is able to withstand any type of seismic activity. for constant updates and additional video, go to wjz.com. first click on news an then on world. >>> the search is on for the killer of a hopkins student studying to her her mba. we have the story, mary. >> reporter: good afternoon, jessica and everybody at home. 30-year-old jana murray was killed inside the upscale athletic clothing
CBS
Mar 30, 2011 12:00pm EDT
been to the south. the system will pass south of us, at least the first part of the storm. you can see it passes to the west. i will open it up and show you it's a bigger storm that will come through in a few different pieces. we'll see some rain today, spotty rain, spotty drizzle. even out west, there's and advisory for the mountains, it will come down mixed with accumulating snow. it's round one of the storm. there are a few more parts and we send it out to marty in the outback. >> reporter: this is going to be the first one of two and it's the second one that i think is going to make the news. not necessarily here, but let's take a look at the graphic. there is this early spring going to be another hit of winter and some locations she mentioned but somebody is going to get slapped by this one, there's going to be winter-like snows. because of this coastal location, it's going to be more rain than today. bernadette woods will talk about the rain and about the storm a lot of people had been talking about on the news. that's coming up shortly. >>> libya, there's debate over if the inte
CBS
Mar 10, 2011 12:00pm EST
see more scattered shower activity below us. and the rain and to the west is moving north to south. however, there will be a bit of an energy transferred down to the south. we're going to see a slog of moisture and then to the south to north the flow will come back up on us, and raining later on. and the traffic. could be as heavy or heavier as we saw. we're concerned now about the rising creeks and streams in washington and fed rick. -- frederick. we have advisories along the bay although the high tide is up into cecil county t will -- it will retreat but happen during the night time hours with more moisture. the lit up advisory of the bay. we're under a flood watch through tomorrow night as you can see here. we're looking perform it is over and said and done with with two or three inches. and less impact western maryland for this. the details coming up shortly we'll throw it back to you. >>> the coverage is continuing now with mike hellgren live with flooding preparations underway around maryland. good afternoon, mike. >> and good afternoon the rain is coming down hard here and y
CBS
Mar 4, 2011 12:00pm EST
, but right now over top of us not too bad. clouds this morning, sky was covered, but you would think the temperatures would have stayed down but we've got a bit of a break. a little bit of a frozen precip up in central pennsylvania, temperatures have gotten up to 42 degrees in central maryland, 42 down on the shore, 42 out towards oakland. this difference yesterday, we're 8 degrees warmer now than we were yesterday. of course, yesterday, we were in the teens and -- not the teens -- but in the 30-degree range but some places to the west we were in the teens and that is definitely a nice change for the better. we're going to be seeing a change and for a little more on what is coming over the next few days we accepted it out to marty bass. >> reporter: good afternoon, i can tell you the wind is coming from my back. the inner harbor is 40 blocks behind me. you get into a southerly flow you're indeed going to warm up. weather boils down to in many cases where is the air coming from. let's take a look at our national temperature charlotte. you can see it is coming from down south where it
CBS
Mar 25, 2011 12:00pm EDT
established no fly zone. the u.s. will conduct a task on the ground forces. gadhafi's government is accusing the government of missing targets. this is a claim that the forces deny. >>> the police say that a body was found in an alley after 7:00 a.m. there's no word on the dead man's identity and how he died, but the investigation continues. >>> and a developing story in the midwest. a child was shot and wounded in a middle school in indiana. we have more on the incident in martinsville. >> reporter: well, hi, don. details are still coming in. a student was shot twice in the stomach. the teen was air lifted and there's no word on his condition. the police say that the other student was suspended several days ago. the officers don't know what sparked the violence. >> we do not know what caused this, what happened and what lead up to the events. we're interviewing witness now. several agencies have been called in and detectives and agencies have been assisting at the scene. >> and a news station in annapolis is reporting that the shooting stems from an altercation that happened last week at a
CBS
Mar 11, 2011 12:00pm EST
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